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Boston Neighborhood

Neighborhoods of Note

Boston Hotel near Back Bay + Beacon Hill

Nine Zero sits at the crossroads of 3 top Boston neighborhoods

Confined in part by the watery borders of the bay, Boston’s city limits comprise a couple dozen compact neighborhoods. Like children, each has its own distinct personality, which makes it fun to explore and compare. From the elite Newbury Street and with its Victorian homes to buzzing Downtown Crossing to lovely Beacon Hill, we invite you to put on your walking shoes and let the discovering begin.

Beacon Hill

This little neighborhood blends charm with elegance, including the glam golden dome atop the State House. Wander through brick streets past beautiful townhomes, chic boutiques and restaurants.

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Newbury Street

Classic 19th-century brownstones house everything from boutiques to bistros, galleries to salons, in this upscale part of town. When the weather’s fine, enjoy an al fresco meal at one of the many sidewalk cafes.

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Back Bay

History-laden Back Bay begs you to discover all its wonders: the Boston Public Library with its refined reading room, architecturally significant Trinity Church, the Esplanade, and many more.

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Downtown Crossing

Explore the Old State House and Old South Meeting House, roam Brattle Book Store for vintage titles or catch a student-written production at Suffolk University’s Modern Theatre.

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Financial District

Highlights amid the skyscrapers include the peaceful Norman B. Levanthal Park, high-end restaurants, even a few boisterous dive bars. Don’t miss the ever-changing massive mural at Dewey Square.

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Just behind famed Faneuil Hall lies the Waterfront, which once flourished with shipping activity. Today’s big draws are the harbor views, classic seafood restaurants and the incredible New England Aquarium.

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